Just when you thought you were across the gut health terminology, there’s another ‘biotic’ to add to the vocab. You’ve probably heard of prebiotics and probiotics, but what about postbiotics? Although research is currently limited, postbiotics are thought to play a role in supporting our immune system among other beneficial effects. Postbiotics have gained significant … Continue reading
Plant-based is one of the biggest trends in food and nutrition circles right now and with growing emerging evidence linking a diet high in plants with good health, this trend isn’t going anywhere. We dive into the latest research on this subject in our Hot Topic – read more here.
By Jaimee Hughes, Accredited Practising Dietitian ‘Plant protein’ and ‘plant-based’ are two of the biggest buzzwords in food and nutrition circles and for good reason! With Australia’s meat consumption almost three times the global average(1), obtaining a greater proportion of our protein from plant sources like whole grains and beans, peas and lentils, is one … Continue reading
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With 2019 well underway, we’ve taken a look at some of the biggest trends affecting grains and legumes this year… 1. Digestive Wellness Digestive wellness is once again the number one trend for the coming year and with good reason. Emerging research, media attention and consumer demand is driving this trend, with prebiotics and fibre … Continue reading
The trend for plant-based foods is bigger than ever, with vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diets all gaining popularity alongside the increasing importance of a sustainable food future. One category that’s seeing record growth is plant-based milk – with the global plant-based milk market expected to surpass $16bn later this year. Traditionally occupying the top spot … Continue reading
With flexitarian and vegan diets booming in 2018, there’s no shortage of plant-based proteins on offer, but have you heard of seitan? Read on to discover more about this devilish-sounding plant-based alternative, and decide whether you should give it a go… Seitain: what actually is it? Seitan (pronounced ‘say-tan’), is a product made of the … Continue reading
by Anna Debenham & Alex Parker, The Biting Truth Tired of diets promising health wonders and miracle cures that fail to eventuate? It’s time to say goodbye to the era of ‘low-everything’ diets and make room for the plant-based lifestyle! There is growing evidence of the powers of plant-based diets (i.e. high in fibre, vitamins … Continue reading
By Alexandra Locke As the year draws to a close, it’s time to start looking at the key trends for the year to come, highlighting new and innovative ways to reach consumers, provide key benefits and ultimately raise awareness of our brands by offering a new outlook for the coming year. We’ve taken a look … Continue reading
By Hillary Siah, Accredited Practising Dietitian Legumes are often an overlooked source of protein if you don’t follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, as most of us associate protein with a juicy steak, chicken breast or eggs. But that may be about to change as people become aware that legumes such as chickpeas, lentils, beans … Continue reading